News: Student Highlight

Research from Dr. Trayanova’s lab published in Nature Communications and featured on JHU News site

28/08/2013

Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and member of the Institute for Computational Medicine was featured in a recent news release on the Johns Hopkins University News website. The article, entitled “Researchers Aim to Use Light—Not Electric Jolts—to Restore Healthy Heartbeats” was released on August 28 along with publication of the […]

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BME Transition Generator receives $150,000 from JHU PII

02/04/2013

A proposal put forth by two BME students, Iraj Hosseini, a 4th year PhD Candidate in the Institute for Computational Medicine lab of Dr. Feilim Mac Gabhann, and Shiva Razavi, co-president of the BME PhD Council, was awarded $150,000 from the Office of the Provost, as part of its PhD Innovation Initiative (PII) to support […]

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Kathleen McDowell awarded for poster at Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms

28/02/2013

Kathleen McDowell, a 5th year PhD Candidate in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, received 1st place in the Student/Trainee Poster Competition at the Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms. She presented her research entitled, “Investigating the Arrhythmogenic Effects of Atrial Fibrosis in Patient-Specific Models”. The 2013 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Cardiac Arrhythmia […]

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Jason Constantino receives a 2013 Siebel Scholarship

12/09/2012

Jason Constantino, a Graduate Student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, has been awarded a 2013 Siebel Scholarship. Students are nominated for the Siebel Scholarship on the basis of academic and research excellence and leadership activity during their graduate school career. The scholarship itself is $35,000 to supplement the student’s stipend in their final […]

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Kathleen McDowell winner of Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition at 2012 ISCE meeting

25/04/2012

Kathleen McDowell, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, was the winner of the Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition at the 2012 International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE) meeting, in Birmingham, Alabama. At the conference, Kathleen presented her recent study, “Investigating the Arrhythmogenic Effects of Atrial Fibrosis in Patient-Specific Models”. The study […]

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Kevin Kahn awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Award

02/04/2012

Kevin Kahn, a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Sridevi Sarma, has recently been awarded a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grant. Kevin will be traveling to Cleveland Clinic with the assistance of the grant to help design and run experiments to highlight how motor related cortical areas work to make the body […]

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Matthew Kerr awarded a JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship for $15,000

13/03/2012

Matthew Kerr, a Graduate Student in the lab of Dr. Sridevi Sarma, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University’s 2012-2013 ARCS Foundation Scholarship. The graduate award of $15,000 may be used for education-related expenses such as tuition, books, supplies, travel to conferences, research activities as well as […]

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Karchin Lab releases first module of educational video games for high schools

14/09/2011

The Karchin Lab at the Institute for Computational Medicine, Johns Hopkins University recently released the first of a suite of educational video games developed with outreach support from the National Science Foundation. The BioHazards project “allows students and science enthusiasts to prevent and cure diseases in a virtual, gaming environment. [BioHazards] is focused on the development […]

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Hannah Carter receives a 2012 Siebel Scholarship

15/08/2011

Hannah Carter, a Graduate Student in the lab of Dr. Rachel Karchin, has been awarded a 2012 Siebel Scholarship. Students are nominated for the Siebel Scholarship on the basis of academic and research excellence and leadership activity during their graduate school career. The scholarship itself is $35000 to supplement the student’s stipend in their final […]

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Paper in Biophysical Journal by An-Chi Wei featured as research highlight.

14/07/2011

A new article entitled “Mitochondrial energetics, pH regulation, and ion dynamics: A computaional-experimental approach” from An-Chi Wei of Dr. Raimond Winslow’s lab was highlighted as a featured article in the June 22 issue of Biophysical Journal. In this published article, a computational model of mitochondrial energetics and ion dynamics was presented. With the collaboration with […]

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